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New Delhi hosts first-ever joint conference of Indian Customs and Department of India Posts

On May 11, the first-ever joint conference of Indian Customs and Department of India Posts at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi to deliberate on streamlining of imports and exports by post. Commissioners of Customs from all the States having Foreign Post Offices (FPOs) were present along with their counterpart Post Master Generals. Imports and exports ..

[email protected] online facility launched by Union government to resolve foreign trade issues

The Union government has set up an online service facility that can be used by importers and exporters to resolve all foreign trade-related issues. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), which comes under Ministry of Commerce, has asked all exporters and importers to use the system – [email protected] – for resolution of their matters. ..

Government bans cotton exports

In order to increase the supply of natural fibre in the domestic market of India, the Government has banned exports of cotton. In reference to this a notification was issued by the DGFT (Directorate General of Foreign Trade). The exports against registration certificates already issued will not be permitted. Already India has exported about 85,00,000 ..

Annual Supplement to Foreign Trade Policy (2005-2006)

Minister for Commerce & Industry, Government of India Mr. Kamal Nath had announced Annual Supplement 2005, to the Foreign Trade Policy 2004-09 on the 8th April 2005.Main Points:1. Setting up an Inter State Trade Council to engage the State Governments in providing an enabling environment for boosting international trade. 2. Agriculture:2.1. Cess on export of ..